Scrum Master/Project Manager

LATAM

About Distillery

Distillery Tech is committed to diversity and inclusion. We actively seek to cultivate a workforce that reflects the rich tapestry of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences present in our society.  In our recruitment efforts, we are dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for all candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other dimension of diversity.

Distillery accelerates innovation through an unyielding approach to nearshore software development. The world’s most innovative technology teams choose distillery to help accelerate strategic innovation, fill a pressing technology gap, and hit mission-critical deadlines. We support essential applications, mobile apps, websites, and eCommerce platforms through the placement of senior, strategic technical leaders and by deploying fully managed technology teams that work intimately alongside our client’s in-house development teams. At Distillery, we’re not here to reinvent nearshore software development, we’re on a mission to perfect it.

 

About the Position

As a Scrum Master, you'll navigate the forefront of technology, devising strategies to fulfill our customers' requirements and streamline their interactions with us, all while collaborating within a team to tackle a diverse range of complex problems and oversee multiple, technically intricate, large-scale projects. Your responsibilities encompass generating the weekly report to maintain alignment on project goals, updating the sprint's status Excel sheet, conducting Confluence page follow-ups to ensure seamless workflow, managing the onboarding/offboarding processes for team members, updating the spreadsheet with actual carry-over points for accurate progress tracking, and monitoring team members' moods to uphold a positive work environment and productivity. In this role, you're not just a facilitator of agile methodologies; you're a driving force for innovation, collaboration, and customer satisfaction at every turn.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Agile software development projects using Scrum methodologies.

  • Facilitate ceremonies: Daily stand-up meetings, Sprint planning sessions, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint demos.

  • Ensure that all team members are following Scrum/Kanban practices and principles.

  • Remove obstacles that are impeding the team's progress.

  • Ensure that all team members understand the importance of their roles and responsibilities.

  • Protect the team from outside distractions and interruptions.

  • Ensure that all team members are fully committed to the sprint goals.

  • Ensure that all team members clearly understand the sprint goals, deadlines, and backlog items.

  • After the sprint starts the Scrum Master is responsible for being on top of the dates and following up with devs/QAs to ensure the progress is on track.

  • Mentor and train junior roles.

 

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a Scrum Master role.

  • Strong understanding of Agile software development methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of software developers.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is a plus.

 

Why You’ll Like Working Here:

  • The ability to work on and partner with multi-national teams that are committed to our core values: Unyielding Commitment, Relentless Pursuit, Courageous Ambition, and Authentic Connection.

  • A generous, competitive compensation package for exceptional performers, as well as a generous vacation package and competitive benefits plan

  • Remote working environment

  • Professional and personal development